Our client, a leading UK Investment Manager are seeking a Operations Analyst. The jobholder will work within the operations team and be held responsible for providing support to the firm’s fund managers generating daily live valuations, overseeing the processing corporate actions and FX as well as being held responsible for supervising some of the BAU activities within the operations team, escalate any issues to the Head of Operations as appropriate. The jobholder will also be required to help the Head of Operations streamline and improve processes and procedures relied upon by the operations team.
Develop a solid understanding of the operating processes for all accounts.
Performing cash and stock reconciliations on a weekly and monthly basis and performing adjustments to accounting or escalating to custodians as necessary.
Oversight of the outsourced middle and back office functions.
Production of daily live portfolio valuations for Fund Managers, working closely with the teams to provide operational and analytical support where needed.
Investigation and resolution of mismatched and failing trades, liaising with the Traders to resolve any issues.
Calculation and instruction of corporate actions.
Investigation of overdrawn positions and instructing FXs where required.
Ensuring proxy votes are placed as instructed by Fund Managers ahead of deadlines.
Oversight of regulatory transaction reporting.
Providing both regular and ad hoc portfolio and firm-level reporting to Fund Managers, Client Experience, Sales, Marketing, and other interested parties.
Resolution of any queries or issues that arise in relation to Operations, and escalating issues where necessary.
Strong MS Office Skills, proficient in Excel and Bloomberg (Must be capable of writing Macros, complex formulae and working with links to external sources especially Bloomberg).
Strong analytical skills.
Strong organisational skills.
Strong team work ethic with high standards of behaviour
Good interpersonal skills.
Delivery focused and able to deliver under pressure to tight deadlines.
Attention to detail.
A proven track record in highlighting and mitigating potential risks and implementing process improvements.
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